Healthy eating has made an impact on the UK’s eating out scene, with salads now ranked as the fourth most popular main course on menus, according to Horizons’ latest Menu Trends survey.

Carluccio’s is set to enter the Scottish capital of Edinburgh for the first time.

Casual Dining Magazine has launched the National Pizza Awards, which is the first dedicated quest within the restaurant trade to find Britain’s finest pizza.

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Casual dining operators donate to Italy earthquake fund

A number of casual dining operators have announced their support of the victims of the Italian earthquake by donating to the fund.

The Restaurant Group reveals interim results

The Restaurant Group, which operates over 500 restaurants in the UK, has reported like-for-like sales down 3.9% and identified 33 underperforming sites for closure or sale in its latest interim results for the 27 weeks ending 3 July 2016.

PizzaExpress reveals financial results

PizzaExpress Group has released its financial results for the year ending June 2016.

Increase in contactless consumer spending

Contactless spending has increased by 112% in the year to the end of July, according to the latest Barclaycard Contactless Spending Index.

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The Casual Cocktails Report

Consumers are looking to cocktails as a premium drink option with their meal. Casual Dining Magazine’s Casual Cocktails Report delves into the continuing growth of this colourful category and reveals what’s selling behind the bar.

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In September 2012, James Douglas and Scott Munro opened the first Red’s True Barbecue in Leeds. Four years and many meaty meals later, the duo talk to Casual Dining Magazine about roots, religion and rolling out.

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